Charles Richard petitioned for land about 1799. Other village pioneers, Joseph Richard, Oliver Fleming and John Avery also petitioned for land. A survey dated May 20th, 1800 shows houses and buildings belonging to them on ungranted land. In 1809, a survey of land was made for Joseph Richard Sr., Oliver Fleming, Joseph Richard, Jr. and the heirs of John Avery
- ↑ Rootsweb. Tor Bay Area, Guysborough website. Charlos Cove History. Accessed 2022.
- ↑ Nova Scotia Archives, Nova Scotia Land Papers 1765-1800. Avery, John and others – 1774 – Cumberland County. Accessed 2022.